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2020 Ladybug Nominees (list). The Ladybug Picture Book Award is designed to promote early literacy and honor the best in recent children's picture books. A committee of children's librarians from around the state selects 10 picture book titles each spring. Then, during November, New Hampshire children from preschoolers to those in third grade choose the award winner. The winning picture book is announced at the end of the year.
Caldecott Medal. This medal is to be given to the artist who had created the most distinguished picture book of the year and named in honor of the nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph J. Caldecott.
Newbery Award. The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year.
Great Stone Face Book Award. The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.
Fifty Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12. By Commonsense Media.
Reading Rockets Themed Booklists. Tap into what interests you (or your child) to discover that next great read.
Elementary Book Lists from Goodreads. Classic books, boy-friendly books, beginning chapter books - the lists go on and on.
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